In October of 1966, the Vietnam War had already been raging for nearly 11 years. Thousands of troops were still fighting, and in their midst a courage...
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The next time you think about giving up trying to make a difference, I ask you to go to the words of Theodor Geisel, quoted as saying, "Sometimes, the questions are complicated, and the answers are simple."
I have spent many hours over the past twenty-five years volunteering with Habitat For Humanity. As a carpenter and a believer in reaching out to those around me, it is a perfect fit.
Some weeks ago, I had two exhilarating experiences. I decided to reconnect with old friends. These weren't guys I knew from let's say, 10 or 15 years ago. The friendships went very far back.
Life is not all rosy all the time. Sometimes we get a splinter in our soul. Something is there that doesn't belong and until we get it out -- all of it out -- it is painful.
1) We're all alone well, kind of. This sounds grim, but it's not! There is a freedom in realizing and embracing the fact that at the end of the day ...
During the last two decades, we have witnessed the emergence of a phenomenon that has become known as reality television. Reality shows have become a ...
The cumulative effect of not being recognized, even after initiating a hello, is a slight that can feel like a result of racism, however benign the intentions might be.
We are all surrounded with opportunities to reach out and make someone's life better. If you lack peace, you will find it there. The question is: "Are you willing to go the distance?"
The Today Show featured a segment recently about people over 50 getting fired and how it changed their lives for the better. One guest, Lee Kravitz, ...
It's hard to know how to counsel friends when they are in the midst of a severe crisis. But here are a few things that I've learned along the way.
In these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we ask ourselves, "Am I hiding behind the Bible, or am I reaching out and living the message?"
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